State to fight new nuclear hurdle
/ 14 March 2024

State to fight new nuclear hurdle

This is the second nuclear challenge the government will be fighting after they lost against NGOs in 2017

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Ramokgopa: Eskom bosses consolidating report to solve energy crisis
/ 11 March 2024

Ramokgopa: Eskom bosses consolidating report to solve energy crisis

Eskom won’t cut maintenance, despite German consortium’s recommendation, electricity minister says

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Ramokgopa happy with Eskom’s progress on electricity supply, credits maintenance
/ 26 February 2024

Ramokgopa happy with Eskom’s progress on electricity supply, credits maintenance

The power utility needs to put in place mechanisms to get access to funds for the shift to renewable energy

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Renewable energy is incapable of solving energy crisis, says Koko
/ 15 February 2024

Renewable energy is incapable of solving energy crisis, says Koko

The former Eskom chief executive believes the answer lies in nuclear power

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Ramokgopa: Load-shedding helps Eskom not to overspend its diesel budget
/ 23 January 2024

Ramokgopa: Load-shedding helps Eskom not to overspend its diesel budget

Diesel is used to run the open cycle gas turbines which have been used to reduce the higher stages of power cuts

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Investment 2024: SA a ‘hard sell’ as growth continues to falter
/ 21 January 2024

Investment 2024: SA a ‘hard sell’ as growth continues to falter

Investors will struggle to look beyond the country’s energy and logistics crises

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New energy plan sends mixed signals to investors
/ 10 January 2024

New energy plan sends mixed signals to investors

The draft IRP 2023 scales back renewable projects viewed as a key source of economic growth

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Voting for power: Eskom predicts grim load-shedding scenario until 2025
/ 3 January 2024

Voting for power: Eskom predicts grim load-shedding scenario until 2025

The SOE’s board is under pressure to ensure there are no cuts in May, when provincial and national elections are expected to take place

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No load-shedding expected during summer holiday, says Ramokgopa
/ 21 December 2023

No load-shedding expected during summer holiday, says Ramokgopa

The electricity minister says the grid is much healthier and consequently the use of diesel had reduced

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Nuclear energy procurement market to open in 2024
/ 12 December 2023

Nuclear energy procurement market to open in 2024

Nuclear energy is thought to be a solution to the baseload concerns facing the country

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Ramaphosa to expedite handing over of Eskom powers to electricity minister, ANC confirms
/ 14 November 2023

Ramaphosa to expedite handing over of Eskom powers to electricity minister, ANC confirms

The president told the party’s national working committee that Ramokgopa’s reach would be extended as a matter of urgency

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Standard Bank ready and willing to aid finance grid expansion
/ 4 October 2023

Standard Bank ready and willing to aid finance grid expansion

The effort, needed for renewable capacity to come online, will cost about R210 billion

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